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JUNE 28, 2012
Colorado Wildfire Resources
Whether you live in an area affected by one of the many wildfires burning across the state or not, chances are it has had some impact on you. You might be worried about family or friends. You may be trying to plan a getaway in one of the areas. You may just want to know what you can do to help those who have been evacuated or worse, lost a home.

If you're looking for more information, we have several resources on our Natural Disasters page that will help.

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JUNE 27, 2012
Lakewood Library Closing Early June 27
The Lakewood Library and Library administrative offices will be closing early today, June 27, due to a water main break in the area. We expect to be open for regular hours tomorrow.

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JUNE 23, 2012
Conifer Libary Closing Early

 The Conifer Library will be closing at 2:45 p.m. today, June 23 due to air conditioning issues. 

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JUNE 18, 2012
High Park Fire Info
For anyone trying to keep track of the High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Inciweb is posting regular updates about evacuations, road closures and more.

For more general tips on wildfire safety, check out Ready.gov/wildfires.

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JUNE 14, 2012
Have Fun and Support Your Library!
Rare & Novel NightGet your tickets today for the Jefferson County Library Foundation's 12th Annual Rare & Novel Night, happening at Bandimere Speedway at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 21. This year's event, "Rock, Race & Read," will give guests the chance to burn up the quarter mile in a Z28 Camaro on Thunder Mountain.

Tickets are $55 to spectate and $200 to race; all tickets include hors d'oeuvres, dinner, live entertainment by The New Classics Band, and silent and live auctions. Guests will have a chance to win a week in the Grenadines on a luxurious yacht, a condo in Steamboat Springs for a week, a diamond pendant, a custom tailgate party by Big Kahuna BBQ and much more!

KBPI DJ Willie B. will be the celebrity guest racer for the evening! Anyone who buys a ticket to race will be entered to win a chance to go up against Willie B.

Proceeds from the event help support children and teen literacy programs at the Library such as Summer Reading Club and the Traveling Children's Library.

To make a reservation, contact the Foundation at 303-403-5075 or natalie.martinez@jeffcolibrary.org.

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JUNE 11, 2012
Library Catalog Will Be Unavailable June 13
JCPL's catalog will be undergoing maintenance from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 13. What does this mean for you?

  • Catalog search functions will be unavailable.
  • You won't be able to place holds.
  • We won't be able to tell you if we have a particular item in the library.
  • You can still check out materials from the library, but will need your physical card to do so, not just your number.
  • Items that were scheduled to be due June 13, will now be due June 14.

Thanks for your patience as we upgrade our catalog to better serve you! 

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